News | January 25, 2012

Nashville General Hospital Signs Contract for Sectra PACS

January 25, 2012 — International medical technology company, Sectra announces its multi-year agreement with Nashville General Hospital at Meharry. Sectra's suite of Web-based, integrated RIS/PACS solutions for radiology, breast imaging and orthopedics will enable the hospital to automate workflow, speed image distribution and report turnaround to improve its service level to referring physicians and increase referring volume.

Sectra's RIS/PACS with embedded speech recognition will allow Nashville General Hospital at Meharry's medical staff and remote referring physicians to quickly and easily access reports and images online, and review reports with embedded key images. Additionally, online image access will facilitate medical staff training with affiliated medical schools.

As part of the implementation process, Sectra will develop bi-directional interfaces from its RIS/PACS solutions to the hospital information, order management, billing, electronic medical record and lab systems, as well as a data migration of up to 170,000 patient records.

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